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UMass Boston Students Show Bravery Amid Marathon Chaos

Adrienne Wald, director of the undergraduate nursing program at UMass Boston, is an avid runner and a veteran of more than a dozen marathons. When a holiday skiing injury forced her out of this year’s Boston race, she chose another way to participate in the 2013 marathon. more»
University News
UMass Boston Mourns Former Student Krystle Campbell
A statement by J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor. More»

Leadership on Display at UMass Boston Awards Dinner

A mayor who fights to improve quality of life for his residents. An accounting professor who sparks a love of learning.
Upcoming Events
  Kendrick Lamar Concert
  Nation Building Symposium
  2013 Computer Science Alumni Party
  Women in Politics
  State College at Boston: 50th Reunion

Class of 1963 50th Reunion
May 31 - June 2. Register»

Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration
Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn '76 was one of three honorees at this year's Distinguished Alumni Award event co-sponsored by Alumni Relations and the Undergraduate Student Senate. He celebrates the evening with UMass Boston students at the event which took place on April 9 at the UMass Club. More»

Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) H.O.P.E. Event
H.O.P.E. (Hints to Optimize Potential Employment), an event on April 25, gathered members of the Student Philanthropy Council and our GOLD alumni community to network and learn tips on how find a satisfying job. 

Alumni Association Helps Boston Marathon Victims

"We feel compelled to do something tangible as we hold close in our hearts those killed and injured on Marathon Monday. Our contribution to the One Fund Boston is a small way to do that." Click Logo for more>


Congratulations to Marcia MacInnis '74 who won a new UMass Boston sweatshirt through our recent drawing for those who updated their addresses!

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Alumni Achievements
Dan Joyce '82
College of Management
Chief Executive Officer
Moors and Cabot Investments
From Rock and Roll
to Moors and Cabot

Dan Joyce's career path took him from a Lynn nightclub to one of Boston's oldest financial services firms. Here's how UMass Boston helped the alumnus and why it has inspired him to give back. More»

Watertown police officer Miguel Colon '03 honored by Boston Bruins for service following marathon bombings.

Rita Monestersky-Sebastian to receive the Legal Worker Award from the National Lawyers Guild.

Barbara Adams Hebard '75 is Conservator at the John J. Burns Library at Boston College. 

Silvia Juarez-Marazzo, a past fellow in the Infant-Parent Mental Health Program has published Mama, Cueuttame como viniste!

Steven A. Burns '00 is assistant vice president at Blue Hills Bank.

James P. McDonough '74 named president of Randolph Savings Bank. 

Dawit S. Lemma '04 is the associate director of operations at the University of Maryland's Office of Student Financial Aid.

Gordon Abbott, Jr.'s '90 memory will continue through estate gift.

Elaine A. McNeil '03 is named principal at the Tucker Elementary School in Milton. 

Damon Halback '12 is pursuing an MA in Liberal Arts at Stanford University. 
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